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Engineering in chalk. Part  6 - Cuttings, retaining structures and anchorages in chalk. (7 of 13)

Title

Engineering in chalk. Part 6 - Cuttings, retaining structures and anchorages in chalk. (7 of 13), 2002


Publisher

CIRIA

London, UK, CIRIA


Abstract

Details are given for the geology, description, classification and mechanical properties of chalk. Descriptions are given for uses of chalk such as in embankments and fills, cuttings, retaining structures and anchorages, shallow and piled foundations and includes site investigations. The mechanical and material properties of intact, in-situ and compacted chalk are covered.


Document Number

Publication C574


Document Status

This document has been superseded. Please review the information within the document history section to obtain the latest version of the document


Document History

This document is part of a larger document, Engineering in chalk, which has been split into parts for ease of use.

Subjects

Earthworks/foundations/piling/retaining walls, Site investigation


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